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YAAAAY! Sadly this is one the beginning. But as long as you keep calm and pay attention to detail you will do fine!

I know my timeline sucks, but my husbands P.O.E was on January 7th, 2013!

Greencard in hand! After almost 4 years, WE DID IT!

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Mabaruk!! Very happy for you! :D



Marriage: 7/12/10
Filed I-130: 9/10/12
NOA1: 9/17/12
Transferred to NBC: 9/19/12
Sent to local office for adjudication: 9/21/12
RFE for Beneficiary BC received 12/13/12
Mail BC in response to RFE 12/17/12
NOA2: 12/20/12
NVC case number assigned: 1/29/13
Sent DS-3032 email: 1/31/13
Received DS-3032 / I-864 Bill: 2/1/13
Pay I-864 Bill: 2/5/13
NVC Accepted DS-3032: 2/12/13
Received IV Bill: 2/13/13
Send Completed I-864: 2/16/13
NVC Received I-864 Package: 2/19/13
AOS Package accepted: 2/26/13
Pay IV Bill: 2/28/13
IV Packet Sent: 3/2/13
NVC Received IV Packet: 3/4/13
Case Completed at NVC: 3/13/13
Interview date: 4/30/13


POE: pending

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ConGraTuLaTions :):dance::star:

Sent I-129 Application to VSC 2/1/12
NOA1 2/8/12
RFE 8/2/12
RFE reply 8/3/12
NOA2 8/16/12
NVC received 8/27/12
NVC left 8/29/12
Manila Embassy received 9/5/12
Visa appointment & approval 9/7/12
Arrived in US 10/5/2012
Married 11/24/2012
AOS application sent 12/19/12

AOS approved 8/24/13

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Congratulations! :)

*** Thread moved from CR-1 Process to CR-1 Progress. ***

06-04-2007 = TSC stamps postal return-receipt for I-129f.

06-11-2007 = NOA1 date (unknown to me).

07-20-2007 = Phoned Immigration Officer; got WAC#; where's NOA1?

09-25-2007 = Touch (first-ever).

09-28-2007 = NOA1, 23 days after their 45-day promise to send it (grrrr).

10-20 & 11-14-2007 = Phoned ImmOffs; "still pending."

12-11-2007 = 180 days; file is "between workstations, may be early Jan."; touches 12/11 & 12/12.

12-18-2007 = Call; file is with Division 9 ofcr. (bckgrnd check); e-prompt to shake it; touch.

12-19-2007 = NOA2 by e-mail & web, dated 12-18-07 (187 days; 201 per VJ); in mail 12/24/07.

01-09-2008 = File from USCIS to NVC, 1-4-08; NVC creates file, 1/15/08; to consulate 1/16/08.

01-23-2008 = Consulate gets file; outdated Packet 4 mailed to fiancee 1/27/08; rec'd 3/3/08.

04-29-2008 = Fiancee's 4-min. consular interview, 8:30 a.m.; much evidence brought but not allowed to be presented (consul: "More proof! Second interview! Bring your fiance!").

05-05-2008 = Infuriating $12 call to non-English-speaking consulate appointment-setter.

05-06-2008 = Better $12 call to English-speaker; "joint" interview date 6/30/08 (my selection).

06-30-2008 = Stokes Interrogations w/Ecuadorian (not USC); "wait 2 weeks; we'll mail her."

07-2008 = Daily calls to DOS: "currently processing"; 8/05 = Phoned consulate, got Section Chief; wrote him.

08-07-08 = E-mail from consulate, promising to issue visa "as soon as we get her passport" (on 8/12, per DHL).

08-27-08 = Phoned consulate (they "couldn't find" our file); visa DHL'd 8/28; in hand 9/1; through POE on 10/9 with NO hassles(!).

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finally we have just received a text message informing us of the update of our case !

after 203 days from the NOA1 ! what a relieeef! thanks god! :)

i wish a goood luck for all of you!


Please update your timeline as well.

7/24/2012 - I-130 sent to Chicago lockbox
7/27/2012 - NOA1 via text/email - Case forwarded to VSC.
8/01/2012 - NOA1 received in mail
3/06/2013 - NOA2 received text

3/18/2013 - NVC received case (no case # yet)
4/01/2013 - NVC Case# & IIN number received
4/01/2013 - DS-3032 Generated
4/01/2013 - DS-3032 Sent (via email)
4/01/2013 - AOS fee invoiced
4/01/2013 - AOS fee paid (but shows "in process")
4/03/2013 - AOS packet sent
4/04/2013 - AOS received @ NVC
4/05/2013 - AOS fee shows as paid
4/09/2013 - IV fee invoiced
4/09/2013 - IV fee paid (but shows "in process")
4/10/2013 - IV packet sent
4/11/2013 - IV packet received @ NVC
4/17/2013 - AOS package accepted - False checklist for IV package generated
4/23/2013 - Case Complete

5/01/2013 - Interview date received

6/12/2013 - Interview Scheduled-- APPROVED!

6/28/3013 - POE - Atlanta

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finally we have just received a text message informing us of the update of our case !

after 203 days from the NOA1 ! what a relieeef! thanks god! :)

i wish a goood luck for all of you!

Congrats guys!!!! :) :) :dance:

Vermont sure does take a LONG time,huh?



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Congrats. I am sure you must be overcome with joy and happiness.


09/15/2012: I-130 Sent from Tampa

09/17/2012: USPS Delivery Confirmation

09/18/2012: NOA1 E-mail

09/26/2012: NOA1 (i-797 Rec'd Hard copy via snail mail)

XX/XX/2012: NOA2 E-mail


XX/XX/2012: NVC received

XX/XX/2012: Case number/IIN

XX/XX/2012: DS-3032 sent

XX/XX/2012: DS-3032 accepted

XX/XX/2012: AOS Bill paid

XX/XX/2012: AOS Bill Status Changed to "PAID"

XX/XX/2012: AOS Package sent

XX/XX/2012: Sent hardcopy of DS-3032

XX/XX/2012: IV Bill Invoiced

XX/XX/2012: IV Bill paid

XX/XX/2012: IV Bill Status Changed to "PAID"

XX/XX/2012: IV Package sent

XX/XX/2012: Case complete at NVC

XX/XX/2012: Interview scheduled (Interview Date: XX/XX/2012)


XX/XX/2012: Embassy received

XX/XX/2012: Medical

XX/XX/2012: Interview

XX/XX/2012: Visa

XX/XX/2012: POE

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